Ottawa PC Users'
Group Inc. (OPCUG)
Ottawa PC Users' Group (OPCUG) is committed to
safeguarding personal information relating to our
provisions of the Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), details of
which can be obtained at: https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topics/privacy-laws-in-canada/02_05_d_15/ .
following information about individual members is
collected and maintained by the OPCUG:
Information: name, address, phone numbers and
email address. This information is used by the
OPCUG to communicate with members through such
means as sending newsletters, email messages, and
membership renewal notices.
Information provided by the applicant: hardware,
software, and interests. This information is used
by the OPCUG to tailor the services provided to
our members such as developing meeting programs
and selecting invited speakers.
OPCUG will not disclose any personal information
relating to its members to any third party.
OPCUG adheres to the following ten principles as
set out in the National Standard of Canada
entitled Model Code for the Protection of
Personal Information (CAN/CSA-Q830-96):
OPCUG is responsible for personal information
under its control and has designated its Privacy
Director as the individual for compliance with
purpose for which personal information is
collected will be identified by the OPCUG at or
before the time the information is collected.
knowledge and consent of an individual is
required for the collection and use of personal
collection of personal information will be
limited to that which is necessary for the
purposes identified by the OPCUG. The information
will be collected by a fair and lawful means.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
information will not be used or disclosed for
purposes other than those for which it was
collected, except with the consent of the
individual or as required by law. Personal
information will be retained only as long as
necessary for the fulfillment of these purposes.
information will be as accurate, complete, and
up-to-date as provided by the member.
information will be protected by security
safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the
OPCUG will make readily available its policies
and practices relating to the management of
request, an individual will be informed of the
existence and use of his or her personal
information and will be given access to that
information. An individual will be able to have
their personal information amended as
individual is able to address a challenge
concerning compliance with these principles to
the Privacy Director by sending an email message
else should I know about my privacy when online?
OPCUG web site contains hyperlinks to third party
OPCUG is not responsible for the privacy
practices or the content of such third party web
sites. The OPCUG does not share any of the
individual personal information you provide us
with the third parties to which the OPCUG links.
keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily
disclose personal information online - for
example through email or discussion lists - that
information can be collected and used by others.
In short, if you post personal information online
that is accessible to the public, you may receive
unsolicited messages from other parties in
you are solely responsible for maintaining the
secrecy of your personal information. Please be
careful and responsible whenever you are online.
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